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Professional Orientation (Psychology) (11474.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology

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  • Semester 2, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (190571) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (190570) - View

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Syllabus

Professional Orientation (Psychology) supports you in preparing for your academic and professional lives. This unit outlines foundational academic skills relating to research, integrity and conduct as a university student studying psychology. By providing you with an insight into the skills and attributes relevant to a career in psychology, this unit will also address aspects of career planning and preparation.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Identify the personal skills, capabilities and knowledge necessary to meet the work standards expected by psychology graduates in the workplace, and develop a personal and academic plan to achieve these;

2. Map out their academic and professional trajectories over the next five years in an ePortfolio;

3. Demonstrate a capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team; and

4. Apply American Psychological Association referencing conventions.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 2 hour lecture and ten 1 hour interactive workshops across the semester in flexible delivery mode.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

9799 Foundations of Professional Planning



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